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Course summary

Our two-year Master’s in Food Innovation with Industrial Practice will suit graduates who are looking for careers developing safe and sustainable food within the supply chain. The food supply chain faces a series of global issues concerning sustainability and innovation. This course encourages you to develop solutions to these real-world problems. You'll discover the importance of developing new ingredients and products for safe and wholesome foods and how to enhance sustainability and creativity within food supply chains. The course draws from a broad range of areas. These include marketing and management, risk analysis for agriculture and environment, climate change, packaging, human nutrition and public health, food microbiology and biochemistry, food safety, and quality assurance. You'll study Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) modules recognised by the Royal Society for Public Health. This Food Innovation course includes a one-year internship with a relevant employer in a field of your interest. It prepares you for managerial roles along the food supply chain, in government legislation or enforcement, in food supply and manufacture, or in hospitality and retail. It will also benefit entrepreneurs who want to develop their own food-based businesses. What you should know about this course

  • Combine study with practical elements for careers in product development science.
  • This two-year course includes an independent research project and a one-year internship.
  • You are responsible for securing your placement (with our help). But if this is not completed, you can still graduate with an award without industrial practice.
  • This course is taught at our Medway Campus in Kent

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

Students will be assessed through a variety of methods, such as: Classroom presentations, discussions and case-studies Critical reviews, looking at new areas of research Examinations.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Food Science and Technology of the United Kingdom, Institute of

Entry requirements

An undergraduate (honours) degree at 2:2, or above, in a relevant subject. Applicants without a degree that have professional qualifications or relevant professional experience in the field of Food science/Technology may be considered. Applicants from other backgrounds may be considered.


English language requirements

We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. For our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £16550 Whole course
Northern Ireland £16550 Whole course
Scotland £16550 Whole course
Wales £16550 Whole course
EU £21000 Whole course
International £21000 Whole course

Additional fee information

These fees are currently set for 2024/25 entry. For more information, please visit: https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance/fees

Sponsorship information

We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at www.greenwich.ac.uk/finance/funding-your-studies

Food Innovation with Industrial Placement at University of Greenwich - UCAS